Mayor Tom Westmoreland
The Mayor is the chief executive officer of the City and administers the budget. He sets the agenda and presides over City Council meetings, but casts a vote only in the event of a tie. It is the Mayor's responsibility to execute bonds, notes, contracts and written obligations as required on behalf of the City. The Mayor acts as the City’s chief ceremonial officer and represents the City in its external affairs. The Mayor also makes appointments to council advisory boards and commissions.